Coping: Coping with HIV and AIDS, 1st Edition

  • Elissa Thompson
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508187320
  • ISBN-13: 9781508187325
  • DDC: 614.5
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Overview

HIV and AIDS are devastating and deadly diseases, but there are many ways to prevent contraction. There are also many ways to live a full life with a positive diagnosis. This informative guide explains the history of HIV and AIDS, and how treatments for the diseases has changed, both in North America and around the world. Readers will receive straightforward information on how the disease is contracted, what behaviors are low versus high risk, and the ins and outs of getting tested. Expert information on handling a diagnosis and telling others will provide readers with fundamental, straightforward information.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Numbers around the World.
2: Preventing the Spread of HIV.
3: HIV and the Body.
4: Getting Tested and Dealing with a Diagnosis.
5: Doctors and Doses.
6: Life with a Positive Diagnosis.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.